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Table 3 Percentage increase (95% Confidence Interval) in daily mortality for a 1°C increase in mean apparent temperature during the warm season (April to September) in Oporto, 2000-2004

From: Effects of apparent temperature on daily mortality in Lisbon and Oporto, Portugal

Modelsa, b % Increase 95% CI
All-causes mortality   
   All-ages 1.5 1.0, 1.9
   > 65 1.8 1.2, 2.3
Cardiovascular diseases   
   All-ages 2.1 1.3, 2.9
   > 65 2.2 1.3, 3.0
Respiratory diseases   
   All-ages 2.7 1.2, 4.3
   > 65 3.0 1.4, 4.7
  1. a Models adjusted for time trend and day of week.
  2. b df for seasonal natural cubic spline ranged from 16 to 20, based on partial autocorrelation function.